Iran publicly executes second man over anti-government protests

Tehran, Dec 12 (EFE).- Iran on Monday executed a second person linked to the nationwide anti-government protests, despite international criticism following its first hanging last week. Majid Reza Rahnavard was publicly hanged in the holy city of Mashhad after he was sentenced to death for killing two members of the security forces, the judiciary’s Mizan … Read more

Iran issues 5 more death sentences, mulls blocking women’s bank accounts

Tehran, Dec 6 (EFE).- Iran has sentenced five more people to death for allegedly participating in the protests that have gripped the country for nearly three months, the country’s judiciary announced on Tuesday.  The convicted protesters are accused of fatally stabbing a member of the Basij — volunteers in Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard— at the … Read more